Name Thorvald Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Thorvald


Thorvald is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Thorvald?

Thorvald is a Scandinavian variant of Thorwald, which is a German and Swedish name of Nordic-Germanic origin. The original Old Norse form is Þórvaldr.

What does the name Thorvald mean?

The name Thorvald is made up of the elements “Thor” (refers to the Germanic and Norse God of thunder Thor) and “waltan”, which means “to rule” (from Old Norse “valdr”). Therefore Thorvald means “Thor’s ruler”.

Pronunciation of Thorvald

Variants of the name Thorvald

Thorwald Torwald

Popularity of the name Thorvald

The name Thorvald is ranked #7248 overall.

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